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Example sentences for jesting

She reproved him for jesting in a matter so serious.
Three or four soldiers stood on the lawn of the inn, staring and jesting at the fugitives, without offering to help.
There chanced to stand by a certain jesting parasite, or scoffer, which would seem to resemble and counterfeit the fool.

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